Innovation is an essential theme at Intertraffic Amsterdam and is named as the number one reason why people visit the show. With the introduction of the InnovationLAB, Intertraffic Amsterdam offers a central stage for all innovation at the show. The InnovationLAB showcases the nominated products of the Intertraffic Innovation Awards, and visitors can browse individual nominee information on iPads. Throughout the show the stage hosts seminars, workshops, debates and presentations.
InnovationLAB activities during Intertraffic
The InnovationLAB includes three dedicated areas this edition
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An experience area, where the products of the 15 Innovation Award 2016 nominees are showcased. Where IPS, a network for smart products and solutions in public spaces from the HR Groep is launched. It is also home to control technology applications for traffic systems and operations by PSI & Mines and DiTTLab, an open-source traffic simulation based on open traffic and transport data from the Technical University of Delft. You can witness mobility demonstrations such as the Prescan Truck Platooning simulation from Tass Internationals and the Eindhoven University of Technology will present futuristic electric vehicles. TNO demonstrates its first-ever ‘intelligent bicycle.
New this edition is a Startup Lane with a variety of mobility solutions presented by various start-ups. Visitors can try the latest parking and travel apps from start-ups like Roudle, BimBimbikes, GoSparc, Beepbeep parking, Parkquery and Mobypark. The startup lane is sponsored by the Dow Chemical Company.
The On Stage area will cover themes such as Smart Mobility Services, Traffic & Transport Efficiency, Smart Infrastructure, Automated Driving, Parking Solutions and Safer Traffic.
The InnovationLAB features an open audience seating area where visitors can listen to various presentations and an AV screen.
The Innovation Award enjoys industry prestige and a worldwide commercial impact.The winners and the nominees are seen as trendsetters for the next generation of product development.View the nominees of the Intertraffic Innovation Awards 2016 »
PSI Group at the Intertraffic InnovationLAB
The PSI Group develops and integrates software for utilities, manufacturers and infrastructure providers for over 45 years. As the European market leader for energy control systems for gas, oil, electricity, heat and energy trading, PSI’s customers include almost all the major energy suppliers.
For traffic companies PSI offers control technology applications for traffic systems and operations as well as control systems for public safety.
On Intertraffic 2016 PSI presents the first prototype of a multi-criteria decision support system, PSIroads-MDS. PSIroads-MDS, powered by Qualicision®, introduces a new category of decision support in the management of multi-layered transportation networks. It is easy to use in daily network management and enables the co-operation between different authorities to optimise overall network performance with high benefit to the road users.
Startup lane at InnovationLAB
Within the framework of the EU Presidency, there will be several Startup Fest Europe initiatives in the Netherlands at the end of May. Of course Intertraffic cannot stay behind and has created its own Startup Lane at the InnovationLAB at the beginning of April.
Innovation is one of the main drivers of the transport industry. Staying updated with the latest market developments and innovations is one of the main reasons to visit Intertraffic Amsterdam. Therefore, the exhibition presents the InnovationLAB in hall 9 this edition, which aims to demonstrate innovations and help new products and services find their way to the market.
Part of the InnovationLAB is the Startup Lane which offers start-ups and young professionals an interactive platform in order to bring their innovative ideas to the market or to new find business partners. In the Startup Lane innovations can be shown that contribute to innovation in the traffic & transport industry with themes such as: Smart Mobility Services, Traffic & Transport Efficiency, Smart Infrastructure, Cooperative & Automated Driving, Parking Solutions, and Safer Traffic.